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    • Badura, Christopher; Kind, Amy (2021)
      This book explores a topic that has recently become the subject of increased philosophical interest: how can imagination be put to epistemic use? Though imagination has long been invoked in contexts of modal knowledge, in ...
    • Schaafsma, Petruschka (2023)
      This volume addresses issues of moral pluralism and polarization by drawing attention to the transcendent character of the good. It probes the history of Christian theology and moral philosophy to investigate the value of ...
    • Welch Guerra, Max; Abarkan, Abdellah; Castrillo Romón, María A.; Pekár, Martin (2023)
      The history of Europe in the 20th century is closely tied to the history of urban planning. Social and economic progress but also the brute treatment of people and nature throughout Europe were possible due to the use of ...
    • Palmer-Rubin, Brian (2022)
      Why have Latin American democracies proven unable to confront the structural inequalities that cripple their economies and stymie social mobility? Brian Palmer-Rubin contends that we may lay the blame on these countries’ ...
    • Furtado, Bernardo Alves (2023)
      This chapter describes, justifies, presents the pros and cons of and illustrates the use of simulation modeling as a handy, cost-effective and agile tool for policymakers. Simulation modeling is flexible enough to ...
    • Howlett, Michael (2023)
      This handbook provides a unique, systematic and comprehensive overview from leading experts in the field of the policy-making tools deployed at all the phases of the policy process. It covers the fundamentals of both new ...
    • European Investment Bank (2022)
      "Are you curious to learn how the EIB Group Complaints Mechanism (EIB-CM) has been addressing concerns of the public regarding EIB Group’s projects or activities? Have a look at its Activity Report for 2021. 2021 remained ...
    • European Investment Bank (2022)
      "The COVID-19 pandemic and its effects affected sectors in different ways, including on the firm-level productivity. Findings show that firms’ responses to the COVID-19 crisis varied within sectors: more productive firms ...
    • European Investment Bank (2022)
      "The coronavirus crisis accelerated the digital transformation of Europe’s economy. Before the pandemic, cutting-edge digital technologies were primarily used by the most innovative and modern firms. The COVID-19 crisis, ...
    • European Investment Bank (2022)
      "The European Investment Bank (EIB) has a long track record as a provider of development and climate finance, working with EU institutions, Member States and partner countries in the EU neighbourhood, sub-Saharan Africa ...
    • European Investment Bank (2022)
      "In 2021, the Bank’s lending signatures amounted to EUR 65.4 bn. This report includes the 2021 financial statements and audit reports both for the EIB and the EIB Group."
    • European Investment Bank (2022)
      "In 2021, the European Investment Bank lent a total of EUR 65bn and the European Investment Fund committed EUR 31bn. This report, formerly known as Statistical Report, lists the projects financed and borrowings undertaken ...
    • European Investment Bank (2022)
      "Public debt levels are a very weak predictor of a country’s credit rating if a country’s other features are not taken into account. However, everything else equal, more public debt is associated with worse ratings. ...
    • European Investment Bank (2022)
      "From extreme heatwaves and wildfires to in North America to the deadly flooding in Western Europe and Asia in 2021, the dramatic rise in catastrophic weather events has repercussions for firms. At the same time, cutting ...
    • European Investment Bank (2022)
      "Before the war, the European economy was experiencing a heady recovery. The one-two punch of higher energy prices and trade disruptions, however, could destabilise EU firms already weakened by the pandemic, according to ...
    • European Investment Bank (2022)
      Using newly collected data from the EIB Bank Lending Survey, carried out by the EIB with support from the Central Bank of Jordan, this report focuses on cyclical and structural aspects of corporate and SME lending, and ...
    • European Investment Bank (2022)
      "The availability of talent and skills has been a significant investment obstacle for firms across the EU over the years, with several sources highlighting the persistence and prevalence of skill shortages. In this ...
    • European Investment Bank (2022)
      "The sudden onset of the COVID shock has left European economies reeling, resulting in a sudden contraction of demand that has hit some vulnerable firms and sectors in a remarkably uneven way. There is a genuine interest ...
    • European Investment Bank; Ferrazi, Matteo; Pal, Rozalla; Kolev, Atanas; Schanz, Jochen; Harasztosi, Peter; Savzek, Simon; Baldini, Alfredo (2022)
      "The CESEE Bank Lending Survey is a unique instrument developed in the context of the Vienna Initiative to monitor cross-border banking activities and deleveraging in Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe. It serves ...
    • European Investment Bank (2022)
      "This sovereign default risk index is a high frequency measure of countries’ default risk, particularly for those lacking market-based measures: it correlates with sovereign credit default swap spreads, predicts rating ...